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Journal: Classical Antiquity
Classical Antiquity (2020) 39 (1): 126–151.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and not living” (as Aristotle puts it), sleep offered unique access to the psukhē , that element within the self unassimilable to waking consciousness. This paper examines how Greek philosophers theorized the sleep state and the somnolent psukhē , focusing on Heraclitus, Plato, and Aristotle. Each of...